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Legislation


2009 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 794

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Impallaria, Boteler, and McDonough
Entitled:
Courts - Death Penalty Court

Synopsis:

Authorizing the General Assembly to create a Death Penalty Court that shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction over all presentments or indictments for offenses punishable by death; vesting the judicial power of the State in the Death Penalty Court as the General Assembly may create by law; providing that the judges of the Death Penalty Court that may be created may not be elected by the voters in Baltimore City and each county; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/11
First Reading Judiciary
2/13
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
3/23
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Constitutional Amendments
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Death Penalty
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Judges
Jurisdiction
Referendum

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - V Attorney-General and State's Attorneys
( 3 )
Article - IV Judiciary Department
( 1 , 3 , 8 , 27 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered